Sermons & Sunday Schools

Disciplines of Grace

Disciplines of Grace: The Church, Part 1

In this sermon, Pastor Dave Capoccia begins looking at the spiritual discipline of the church, explaining that the Bible provides four main reasons to discipline yourself for the church. In part 1, Pastor Dave considers the first main reason of the four: 1. The Church Is God’s Precious Mystery 1a. The Church Is God’s Family…

Declining Love: Executed and Eliminated

In this sermon, Pastor Joe Babij completes his look at the topic of declining love for Jesus by examining Revelation 2:1-7 and Jesus’ words to the Ephesians church. Pastor Babij explains Jesus’ commendation, condemnation, counsel, and challenge, first to the ancient church and then to us today. We must remember and return to our first…

Declining Love: Examined

In this sermon, Pastor Babij looks at Jude 21 and then the rest of the Bible as he considers the topic of declining love for Jesus. Pastor Babij especially looks at the life of Peter as someone who drifted from Jesus into backslidden living but then was later brought back into loving his lord.

The Place of Blessing

In this sermon, Pastor Dave Capoccia examines Psalm 133 and King David’s celebration there of the united gathering of God’s people, accomplished today in Christ’s church. Pastor Dave explains how this psalm teaches you both to seek and celebrate the united gathering of God’s people as the place of blessing. 1. The Blessing of United…

O Worship the King

In this sermon, Pastor Dave Capoccia examines the model prayer-song of Psalm 24. Pastor Dave explains from the psalm three reasons to celebrate King Yahweh in a life of holy worship. 1. King Yahweh Owns and Rules All (vv. 1-2) 2. King Yahweh Dwells with the Holy (vv. 3-6) 3. King Yahweh Is Coming in…

Book of Jude

Contending for the Faith: Instruction in Godly Wisdom for Discerning Christians (Part 5)

In his final sermon on Jude, Pastor Joe Babij examines the letter’s doxological ending. After some review, Pastor Babij explains from Jude one more way believers must stand strong and not drift in the midst of apostasy: rest in the one who is for you. 4. Rest in the one who is for you (vv.…

Disciplines of Grace

Disciplines of Grace: Prayer, Part 3

In this sermon, Pastor Dave Capoccia finishes examining the spiritual discipline of prayer and why and how believers should devote themselves to it. In part 3, Pastor Dave looks at the how of prayer and gives six principles from the Bible to maximize your effectiveness and enjoyment in prayer: 1. Pray Biblically (Matthew 6:9-13) 2.…

Disciplines of Grace

Disciplines of Grace: Prayer, Part 2

In this sermon, Pastor Dave Capoccia continues examining the spiritual discipline of prayer and why and how believers should devote themselves to it. In part 2, Pastor Dave looks at the final two of four main reasons from the Bible to discipline yourself for prayer: 1. You will obey God’s command (Colossians 4:2) 2. You…